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Yanji is located near the borders with Korea. The population of Yanji is about 400 thousand. Most of the people living in Yanji are of Korean origin. Yanji is known as a trade city and an industrial hub.
Yanji Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I find an airfare ticket to Yanji from Singapore?
A. To fly from Singapore to Yanji, you have two possibilities as far as the airfare ticket is concerned: You can fly with a ticket issued by Air China to Yanji and then on with Hainan Airlines to Yanji, but this ticket might be expensive. Try, therefore, to find an airfare ticket to Yanji by first searching for a cheap ticket to another Chinese city, like Beijing which has flight to Yan'an. A domestic ticket within China is normally very cheap, so you can cut the costs of flying to Yanji in this way.
Q. What are the highlights of Yanji?
A. Yanji is a city with rather Korean than Chinese culture, Yanji is actually Korean in character. If you visit Yanji, you should not miss the Yanbian university and its beautiful campus as well as the local churches. Most people come to Yanji to see Mount Baeiktu, which is a great mountain to hike. If you are in Yanji, don't miss its great fusion of Korean-Chinese food, such as cold noodles which are unique for Yanji.
Q. How cold is Yanji in the winter?
A. Yanji has its weather influenced by monsoons and it is quite wet. In the winter, the weather in Yanji is very cold, it can be down to -13 degrees Celsius during the day time. Summer is much more comfortable and pleasant in Yanji. The summer in Yanji is warm albeit quite short.
Flight Routes to Yanji
At the moment, there are flights to Yanji from both international and domestic Chinese destinations. Among the international flights are those from Seoul and Pyongyang which there are quite a few Chinese destinations from which it is possible to fly directly to Yanji, such as Tianjin, Qingdao, Beijing, Busa and Shenzen.